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Typography Basics: Pairing Fonts for the Web

By | Design |

The look and feel of a typeface can sometimes communicate a message to someone just as much as the words and sentences they spell out. This makes choosing the right font important when it comes to selecting fonts for any design, web or print. It’s especially important when selecting multiple fonts for a project. Each typeface has its own voice…

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Client Feature: Wolverine Human Services

By | Marketing |

At Web Ascender, we have the pleasure of working with a wide range of organizations, from small startups and local non-profits to Fortune 500 and publicly owned companies. While the reasons we love working with our clients are as diverse as our clients themselves, it is always rewarding to work with clients who make a mission of positively impacting their…

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Design Inspiration: Sticky Menus

By | Design |

As we mentioned before, long webpages and scrolling has continued to be a popular trend. But with any new trend there is always room for improvement. Navigation is the most critical element in every web design and long scrollable websites are hindering the ease of navigation. As a result web designers turned to sticky menus to solve this issue. Typically,…

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14 Website Trends for 2014

By | Design |

*Check out the latest release of 15 Website Trends for 2015!* As the web continues to mold and evolve, new design trends, techniques, and ideas are constantly surfacing. Analyzing your site’s design, content, and features from time to time can help you to be sure that your site is effective and reaching visitors in the best possible way. As a…

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How to Setup Kiosk Mode & Lock Your iPad to Just One App

By | Development | One Comment

Apple’s iPad Tablets are perfect devices for showcasing your product or service offerings in a fun and interactive manner to prospective customers. It can be integrated into your conference booth display or mounted in a kiosk in your office entryway or waiting area. The iPad is well suited as an interactive sales and marketing display for your customers, and its…

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3 Ways to Integrate Social Media into Your Website

By | Marketing | One Comment

Social media can be a great way of keeping consumers informed about events, promotions, and news related to your business or your industry, but in order to take full advantage of the access to these consumers offered by social media, providing seamless transitions across each digital platform that you occupy, including your website, is essential. Integrating social media into your…

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When is it time for a website re-design?

By | Design |

Its 2005, and you’ve just wrapped up a sweet website redesign. Business is booming, the flash animations on your homepage are killing it, and you’ve got the freshest design of any of your competitors. As they say, life is good. Now its 2012, and you’re website isn’t what it used to be. Flash is dying, Comic Sans is the laughing…

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DotNetNuke Host Settings

By | Design |

One of the great benefits of DotNetNuke is the ability to run multiple websites using the same DotNetNuke installation and database.  Each website within your DotNetNuke installation is also referred to as a Portal.  DotNetNuke can easily run hundreds of Portals on a single install. After DotNetNuke is first setup, there will be a default Portal which is usually used…

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DotNetNuke Basics | Display Modes & Panes

By | Design |

Control Panel After logging in as a website Administrator or Super User (Host) you will then see the Control Panel at the top of the page. This control panel allows you to add pages, edit page information, add modules to pages, and perform some site-level actions such as managing Users and Files. Modes There are three modes: View, Edit and…

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